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Job searching can be difficult when trying to find jobs that match your interests in college or trying to find a job that fits you after graduating college. LinkedIn has resources to help anyone find the job of their dreams. When creating a LinkedIn, you must set up a profile that contains a profile picture, a summary, your previous experience and more. Here you will learn what is considered a professional profile picture and what should be written in your summary to attract job recruiters to your page.
How to: Find the Perfect Profile Picture
When looking for the perfect profile picture of yourself to use for your LinkedIn profile, here are 5 tips to help you achieve a great picture:
- Use a high-resolution image.
- Have someone take the picture for you (no selfies).
- Use a picture that is a headshot.
- Wear professional clothing.
- Do not have a distracting background.
For more detailed information, watch How To: Find the Perfect Profile Picture. Following these steps will get you closer to having that professional picture that will impress the job recruiters or connections that come across your profile.
How to: Create a Perfect Summary in LinkedIn Profile
Creating a summary for your LinkedIn is part of your first impression to job recruiters or any connections you make on the website. For a few ways to learn more information about creating a perfect summary for your LinkedIn profile, click here to use our checklist. In the end, it’s all about being yourself and showing your network and job recruiters who you are in a summarized paragraph.
Growing your LinkedIn is the best way to find jobs that fit you and having a professional profile attracts more job recruiters to your page. Once you are able to find the perfect profile picture and write that summary, you are good to go! Want to know more information about LinkedIn after creating the perfect profile, make sure you check out more LinkedIn Tips that will help you build your profile.